Pentax Optio W30

Announced Feb 22, 2007 •
7 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 38 – 114 mm (3×)
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Sound level is VERY LOW while recording video Problems: Sound level is VERY LOW while recording video. Also, if autofocus and/or optical zoom is ON during video recording, you can hear multiple clicks during all video clip and sound level is also very low (but sound level of clicks is HIGH). This camera was bought as the second camera in addition to my SLR for video recording and everyday/everywhere use. PENTAX says that it is NOT A LACK or DEFECT, it is a FEATURE of this model. ("High ...

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Don't Buy the Pentax Optio W30 The camera was not waterproof. Problems: I used the camera one time in chest deep water. It immediately filled with water and stopped working. My attempt to resolve the issue with Pentax customer service didn't yield anything useful. I sent the camera back to Pentax for service. It was returned unrepaired with a note that said it passed some leak test. I contacted the head of customer service, Mr. Phil Kerswell. He told me that the camera functioned as designed ...

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